Jan has major credits in Film , Television, Commercials, and Theatre. You may have seen Jan in the movie, "My Sister's Keeper" starring Kathy Bates.
Jan holds a Master's Degree in Theatre Arts from Temple University in Philadelphia.
Get ready to book work because after you train with me you'll understand how to break down a scene, develop a character, make interesting and truthful choices, engage your emotional instrument, and truly be Captivating to watch on the big screen. I will prep you for auditions, teach you different camera techniques (close us vs 3/4 shot, vs master shot), and so much more. I have a rich background in various acting techniques as well as great insight from the many directors and coaches I have worked with in my own professional career.
How to bring honesty, subtlety, and nuance to performance so it reads well on camera.
Lessons include an Audition and Cold Reading Tips Sheet as well as film clips emailed the day after the lesson for you to review your progress.
I have been teaching classical and contemporary acting since 2011 to students ranging in age from 5-65. Whether someone needs coaching on specific material or general guidance, I seek to provide a variety of practical tools for tackling a role and telling a story, as well as knowledge specific to the medium of film. My approach stems from a variety of techniques that I have studied over the years, but every actor works differently, so I strive to tailor my teaching to the individual.
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